Hearst, Picture Assistant - Weeklies Hub

Location
London (Central)
Salary
£DoE
Posted
14 Aug 2018
Closes
14 Sep 2018
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE DETAILS:

We are looking for a Picture Assistant to maintain the administrative systems for all three magazines in the department – Best, Real People and Reveal. Reporting to the Group Picture Editor you will support all members of the Picture Hub with any picture research needed.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mark-up each issue of all three magazines with agreed fees and to maintain issue files for reference purposes
  • To efficiently sign off all invoices coming into the picture hub
  • Be aware of the editorial pillars, mission statement, readership and brand values of Best, Reveal and Real People
  • Call in pictures from various sources for regular features under the direction of the Group Picture Editor
  • Contribute creative ideas and discuss picture content with Group Picture Editor
  • Maintain an efficient and accessible filing system for all archives and current material being used in the magazine, in order that files are updated regularly and material is easily retrievable
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of current trends and developments in all aspects of  entertainment and social media
  • Ensure phones are covered in the absence of other members of the picture team
  • Deal with any general enquiries coming into the hub
  • Assist other members of the Picture hub, demonstrating a flexible and co-operative approach


ABOUT YOU:

  • Demonstrable experience in an administrative role on a picture desk
  • Demonstrable interest and enthusiasm for photography and magazines
  • Excellent organization and administrative skills
  • Fast learner, team player, approachable and self-motivated
  • Proficient in Word & Excel
  • Calm under pressure, fast worker
  • Positive, passionate and enthusiastic


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